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Mon Sep 10 23:10:09 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

learn new language


John: "Ken... What advice would you give Java programmers?"
Ken Orr: "Don't define yourself as Java programmers."

It is better to be clearly wrong than to be obscurely right.

UML was developed to meet the design needs of programmers. We need tools focussed on meeting the design needs of users.

Master more than one design/programming paradigm.

http://weblogs.java.net[..]s/archive/2006/03/ken_orrs_advice_1.html

And similar general advise for programmer from another guy: http://www.codeproject.com/gen/work/standaloneprogrammer.asp

The Pragmatic Programmers suggest learning a new language every year. This has already paid off for me. The more different languages I learn, the more I understand about programming in general. It's a lot easier to solve problems if you have a toolbox full of good tools.

http://www.onlamp.com/lpt/a/3691

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Fri Sep 07 13:37:58 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

charity


Information of charity software - http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?design.4.539190

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Fri Aug 03 00:58:52 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

Markup


A very nice markup to add format at plain text - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markdown

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Fri Aug 03 00:44:46 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

Template


Criteria of choosing template engine - http://www.artima.com/forums/flat.jsp?forum=106&thread=210724

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Thu Aug 02 23:01:28 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

Laws of Software Development


Laws like "cpu sleep double for every 18 months"

http://haacked.com[..]nymous-laws-of-software-development.aspx
http://services.tucows.com[..]aws-of-software-development/#postcomment

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Fri Jun 29 09:55:25 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

optimization


Reason support that premature optimization is evil - http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk/2007/06/22/premature_optimisation/

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Thu Jun 28 17:05:26 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

delay


Why delay usually mean never - http://on-agile.blogspot.com[..]m/2007/04/why-you-wont-fix-it-later.html

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Fri May 11 16:55:06 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

Windows vs. OSS


The best discussion about Windows vs. OSS - http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/000845.html

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Mon May 07 18:46:09 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

trend


A nice discussion about the trend of QA role in software team - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/extremeprogramming/message/115538


Moving local service online - http://news.com.com/2102-1012_3-6180428.html?tag=st.util.print

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Fri May 04 14:57:12 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

scalability


A lot of link about improving scalability of web application - http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?design.4.485581

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Sun Apr 15 00:06:13 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

fuzzy logic


How to use spell checker in java, and the theory behind. - http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/j-jazzy/

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Sat Apr 14 23:55:32 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

ISBN checksum



ISBN checksum

http://kevinj.develop.com[..]eblog/permalink.do?entryid=1108390166272

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Sat Apr 14 23:54:54 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

tool and concepts



Nice article about tool and concepts
# Most engineers are impressed by tools
# Tool concepts are unknown to most engineers

http://blogs.sun.com[..]st/20050210#tools_for_x_frustrations_of1

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Thu Mar 01 15:30:07 HKT 2007 From /weblog/misc

help-desk



Insightfull inspection, do you agree?

(1) Users actually find typing stuff in a lot easier than clicking things. This one surprised me a lot. I have got people to use ping, ipconfig, winver, netsh etc. with very little difficultly. In constrast, common gui elements like radio buttons, drop downs, menus, right-click menus etc. have to be explained fairly regularly. I think this is related to the "exactness" of typing, versus the ambiguity of clicking something.

http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com[..]DiscussTopicParent=8757&ixDiscussGroup=3

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Thu Sep 14 01:17:10 HKT 2006 From /weblog/misc

sync


A high level overview about synchronisation - http://www.macdevcenter.com/lpt/a/6710

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Wed Mar 01 13:07:42 HKT 2006 From /weblog/misc

Comment of HK tech


I never feel we in fact so high tech

http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/wlg/9101

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Mon Feb 13 15:09:03 HKT 2006 From /weblog/misc

Why I still blog using my own server


My site definitely don't look good as all other available blog service, and probably less functionility, but I still like to have control myself

http://digg.com/technology/Blogger_having_major_outage_problems

By the way, I have totally not spam problem... so spam filter is not that meaningful to me: http://tersesystems.com/post/9200058.jhtml

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Wed Feb 01 12:55:35 HKT 2006 From /weblog/misc

Discussion about US$100 notebook


There is a project from MIT which giving out US$100 notebook to poor country to fillful the goal: Every child have a notebook

http://laptop.media.mit.edu/

After a while, Microsoft propose a similar plan which provide smartphone free to poor: http://www.nytimes.com[..]7c9a4b218&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

Eventually someone start a blog to disucss both project, see if you interested to take a look: http://www.russellbeattie.com/notebook/1008780.html

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Fri Jan 27 17:51:05 HKT 2006 From /weblog/misc

blog before suicide


It serious... not sure if this kind of case coming more and more

http://jroller.com[..]linbrown?entry=a_very_serious_blog_entry

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Tue Jan 03 14:58:42 HKT 2006 From /weblog/misc

cpu exploding


They overclock a cpu over 4ghz, remove the heatsink, and boom! "Theres a hole in the motherboard!"

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5393904704265757054

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Fri Dec 02 12:45:37 HKT 2005 From /weblog/misc

shorthand tips


look useful

http://board.43folders.com/viewtopic.php?id=66

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Wed Nov 30 14:47:57 HKT 2005 From /weblog/misc

create game


A nice resource

http://www.downloadsquad.com[..]o-create-your-own-game-company-part-one/

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Fri Nov 18 14:49:54 HKT 2005 From /weblog/misc

how barcode work


http://wiki.ehow.com/Read-12-Digit-UPC-Barcodes

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